Spain 65 – Russia 84

The Spain Womens Basketball Team took a big lost to Russia in the quarterfinal games. Russia had not been playing well throughout the games, but today they showed up strong against the weaker Spain. Top player and scorer for Spain, Anna Montañana and Amaya Valdemoro could not do enough to come back in the end to defeat Russia. Valdemoro who has played injured throughout the Beijing Olympic Games scored a team high 16 points in the loss.

Spain lost to Russia in the Euro Championships Final in 2007 and have yet found a way to beat them.